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Topic - Hollis Center
Hundreds of thousands of New Englanders learned with a jolt Tuesday night the same lesson D.C. area residents realized during last August's magnitude-5.8 earthquake: Quakes are not always destructive, but they are unpredictable, and it's in everybody's interest to learn the correct reaction to one.
An earthquake that hit southern Maine Tuesday night rattled nearby New England states as far as Connecticut, including the Boston area, but caused no injuries or apparent damage.